Honeywell, Nitro Dismissed From 43 Asbestos Suits

Law360, New York (October 12, 2009, 3:15 PM EDT) -- More than 40 plaintiffs have agreed to dismiss their claims against Honeywell International Inc. and Nitro Industrial Coverings Inc. in multidistrict litigation accusing hundreds of companies of exposing consumers to products that allegedly caused their asbestos-related personal injuries.

Judge Eduardo C. Robreno of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania approved the dismissal of the accusations of 43 plaintiffs without prejudice Oct. 6, adding that Honeywell and Nitro raised no objections to the dismissal.

All the dismissed cases originated in the U.S. District...
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